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WHY WORK FOR US?

For nearly 150 years, Continental have been changing the way the world moves while making it more safe, smart, sustainable, and accessible to all. By linking people with their destinations, we link people and their destinies through our cutting-edge technologies and employee culture.  

In 2016 Bandvulc joined the Continental family and with this acquisition, our workforce became stronger through knowledge sharing and teamwork.  

Our people are driven by their passion to make a meaningful difference in the world, to their families and friends, and to themselves. Our culture fosters individual talent, mutual trust and lifelong learning. We support our people so they can master their career journeys, go further, reach higher, and realize their greatest potential. Don’t just take our word for it – in the video, you can hear from some members of our diverse international workforce.

We go to great lengths to create an environment for new ideas and collaboration beyond borders.

In 2018, our people submitted more than 300,000 ideas through our Continental Idea Management system, 87% of which have been realized. Our employees enjoy flexible working opportunities in 21 countries and, according to our global employee survey, more than 80 percent of our people are proud to work for Continental.

We are a leading global technology company with an entrepreneurial spirit. Our colleagues are working on trailblazing projects, venturing off the beaten path, and shaping the future of mobility with their diverse ideas, talents, backgrounds and experiences.

Do you share the same vision and passion? Are you excited about the challenges we will offer you while we redefine the future mobility together? If your answer is yes, then join us and “Let Your Ideas Shape The Future.” Get in touch by emailing human.relations@conti.de for details on our current vacancies.  

“As a long-serving member of the Bandvulc team I have enjoyed job security, regular and reliable work with possibilities to progress within the company over the years. Now being part of the Continental group, a whole new world of opportunity has opened up! In my case, being invited to join new projects with our sister plant in Stӧcken, which oversees all casing supply and trade in Europe.”
Nick Jarvis
CASING SUPPLY MANAGER - 4O YEARS SERVICE
“I enjoy the challenges of my role and always have done, along with integrating new technologies into our systems and processes as they evolve, and everyday is different! Now being part of the Continental family, I have a wider range of technical resources and expertise which both brands are renowned for.”
Tony Cross
Senior Technical - 25 years service
“Continental’s commitment to individual development and openness has given me the tools and knowledge to get the best out of my role. The trust given to me by my line director allows me to run my department efficiently and safely knowing that I have their support when needed. I have many roles from people management, to quality assurance, staff safety and compound development so no day is ever the same. I enjoy helping others achieve their goals from my years of experience.”
Peter Pritchard
Production Manager - 30 years service
“The biggest benefit I experience in working for Continental is the flexibility and being able to work shift patterns which help me support my family life. My supervisor always provides feedback on my work and progress which is really appreciated, especially in a busy environment! I have been able to progress my career to a really varied role which I enjoy and which allows me to develop my skill set in a variety of different tasks across the plant”
Kate Atkinson
Stores and Production - 9 years service.
“Since joining Continental in 2021 I have enjoyed working hard in an active job and pushing myself to meet my targets which really motivates me. The hands-on approach to training has been really beneficial and the people I work with are really supportive along with the management team who are encouraging me to learn new skills in order to further develop my role in the future. It’s great to be offered overtime as well which is a bonus and the holiday entitlement is good.”
Michael McCarthy-Stubbs
Moulding - 9 months service
“Having worked at Bandvulc for a many years we’ve experienced a transition period as we integrate more with Continental and now enjoy further benefits such as extended holidays, a bonus scheme and importantly there is a clearer structure and more open dialogue on career progression and development plans. A big focus for the company has always been H&S and Quality in our products and processes and our ISO accreditation requires us to continually improve our standards which is a big part of my role which I enjoy working on.”
Dan Simpson
H&S Quality Auditor - 15 years service
“Since working at Continental I’ve found the shift patterns allow me to have a much better work / life balance and work around my family well. The team I work with are great and the supervisors always take the time to check in with you even during busy periods. In the short time I’ve been here I’ve noticed so many development projects going on in the plant including new innovations in Robotics; there’s always improvement happening.”
Brice Shields
Building - 9 months service
“Throughout my time at Continental it’s been great to learn how each stage in the production process is crucial to the quality and performance of the end product which has always been the highest priority for Bandvulc. I enjoy my role as a Supervisor, the shift patterns are convenient and the role keeps challenging me.”
Jacek Orzech
Factory Supervisor - 15 Years service
“I’m happy in my role at Continental, the workload and targets are manageable and the team around me are always on hand to support if needed. I enjoy the shift pattern I work which allows me to spend weekends with my family.”
Magek Gugula
Preparation - 10 years service
“My role within the Plant is very varied which I enjoy and after 6 years I still learn something new each day! One of the best parts of working at Continental is the people I work with. Even though Bandvulc has joined a bigger company, we’ve still retained the family ethos across the business which can be rare in other factory environments.”
James Platten
Maintenance Team - 6 years service
“What I loved about Bandvulc was the “family” element to the company, which we’ve retained as part of Continental. We’ve gained more experience and resource by joining the CTG and there are more opportunities to progress and widen your skill set. One of Continental’s core values, “Freedom to Act” is really refreshing and allows me to gain confidence and experience, after 10 years in the business it’s great to still have an active training plan and I feel very encouraged to train and learn more.”
Jon Squires
Transport Manager, CGL - 10 years service
“I have worked for Bandvulc for almost 12 years now, alongside and under a very supportive team of people. Every day is different and continues to challenge me so I am continually learning something new and developing my knowledge, especially since the acquisition by Continental Tyres and the increased opportunities available.”
Sarah Curtis
Management Accountant - 12 years service
We’ve been using Bandvulc for a number of years now and, having trialled other brands extensively, we find their overall package to be excellent value. It’s important that not only the product performs to expectations but that the service and responses are equally positive. Bandvulc deliver in all areas of their business and we’re pleased to have them as suppliers.
Nigel Evans
MD, Evans Transport Ltd

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